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that they need. we also believe that it will make it easier for law enforcement to enforce this ordinance. i also have that for the record, for public records, submission, some of the pamphlets that are given by the protestors with false information regarding birth control and the effects of abortions. and along with a couple of statements from several patients that have been harassed. and then, finally i have got some pictures and i don't know if i would be able to display them here today. >> slide down. >> sorry, some of these pictures. >> they show the narrowness of the sidewalk as you can see there, you can see if you were coming into our health center you would have to walk, and navigate your way through this and very narrow sidewalk, the intimidation intent of it is very clear and as you can see from this photo, they put the camera there, and you can see a video camera, right there, filming people that are coming into the health center and filming the staff, the staff also is intimidated and one of the woman walked into the health center and woke up a patient and started telling her how tha
to these incidents. and the key question for us was what are the laws that are currently in place and how do we enforce those laws to make sure that these workers and these women are protected and that is when we started talking about forcing on enforcement of the bubble ordinance and something that we have tried and did for a while and quite frankly, the bubble ordinance has not worked. it has not given the tools for the city agencies that are involved to protect these women and these workers. and it is at that time that we started thinking about different options after trying that kind of implementation, if you will, for a few months. and we talked about the creation of a white zone ordinance. and and again the goal here was to strike a balance between the protection of people's right to free speech. and the right of women and men and families to access healthcare at these clinics and an ordinance was crafted and interview and passed by this board of supervisor and we tried to enforce that white zone ordinance in conjunction with the bubble ordinance and yet the intimidation and the harassmen
. a protestors sits in a while chair six feet from the front door, it allows her to violate the 8 foot bubble law, she can get within a foot or two of our patients to shot out and harass them and attempt to give them anti-abortion propaganda, in february, a woman entered the health center, woke up a client and harassed her, you know the story, i just want to thank you so much. >> thank you very much. >> i am going to read a few more names, paul, applegate, laerry mcneill, and daurety >> good morning supervisors i am lawyer hon and the president of the woman's political committee, we are san francisco largest and most active woman's political organization. and we are dedicated to issues facing women and families here in our city including access to safe medical services and i am here today to represent the thousands of san francisco women that our organization engages with and formally support this proposed buffer zone ordinance, from time-to-time, even our organization finds it necessary to exercise our first amendment right and publicly demonstrate, but as supervisor campos said, this strikes a
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